Global Humanitarian Policy Forum (GHPF) 2021






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Global Humanitarian Policy Forum, 9-10 December 2021

On 9-10 December 2021, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in partnership with the United Nations Foundation, will convene the tenth Global Humanitarian Policy Forum (GHPF). This year’s GHPF will assess the current landscape through a series of thematic, interactive panel discussions including the growing humanitarian climate crisis, persistent challenges around access and humanitarian negotiations, increasing cyber threats impacting humanitarian action, and the linkages between COVID-19 and conflict and the importance of vaccines in humanitarian settings. Discussions will be held virtually on Zoom.


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Programme:Day 1 – Thursday9 December 2021

9:00-10:00  EST

High Level Opening Panel

10:15-11:30 EST

From Checkpoints to High Politics: Humanitarian Access Negotiations in Action

11:45-12:45 EST

Sparks on the Horizon: COVID-19 and Fragility

 Day 2 – Friday, 10 December 2021 

9:00-10:15  EST

No Return to Normal: Realities and Opportunities of the Growing Humanitarian Climate Crisis

10:30-11:45 EST

The Humanitarian Implications of Cyber Threats

12:00-13:00 EST

Lunchtime Event – To Be Confirmed